League lowdown: Nottingham Forest

League lowdown: Nottingham Forest

We look at our 2019/20 opposition.

One of the most exciting days in the football calendar- fixture release day, is nearly upon us as we find out when and where Leeds United will be playing next season.

Fixtures for the 2019/20 Sky Bet Championship campaign will be announced online at www.leedsunited.com at 9:00am on Thursday 20th June.

Ahead of the fixtures being released, we are bringing you the lowdown on each of the opponents we will be facing in the division next season with our league lowdown.


Name: Nottingham Forest


Nickname: Forest


Founded: 1865


Stadium: City Ground


Stadium capacity: 30,445


Distance from Elland Road: 73 miles


Manager/head coach: Martin O’Neill


2018/19 league position: 9th (Sky Bet Championship)


2018/19 top league goal scorer: Lewis Grabban (16)


2018/19 average league attendance: 28,144


Previous encounters: 99


Leeds United wins: 31


Draws: 34


Nottingham Forest wins: 34


Last time at home: Leeds United 1 (Roofe, 82) Nottingham Forest 1 (Robinson, 11) - Saturday 27th October 2018 (Championship)


Last time away: Nottingham Forest 4 (Colback 5 69, Murphy 72, Osborn 76) Leeds United 2 (Clarke 52, Alioski 64) –Tuesday 1st January 2019 (Sky Bet Championship)


Did you know: Nottingham Forest are one of two English clubs to have ever won back to back European Cups.


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Check out highlights from our last meeting with Nottingham Forest below: